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Pendant lighting adds elegance to your home's kitchen, dining room or bathroom. You can go inverted with the glass open side up or conventional with the glass open side down. Pendant lighting provides such a warm illumination that you almost forget it's there, until you look up and see the beauty of the fixture. These kind of lights come in a variety of types, but island, bowl, dome or drum are the four most common. They refer to a light fixture that hangs from the ceiling by chain, cord or metal rod. You will often find pendant lighting bunched in a straight line over dining room sets or even inside your bathroom. They merge form and function beautifully.
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All You Need to Know About Pendant Lighting
Interested in knowing all there is to know about pendant lighting? While it's not a huge topic, pendants do offer a unique source of lighting. Pendants these days have a very custom design. With so many styles and great benefits, pendants should never be overlooked when picking out lighting for a room.
Lighting can play a significant role in home decor. While you may use lighting to highlight other room decorations, you can just as easily use statement light fixtures to add impact to a room. The key to impact lighting isn't just selecting a large fixture that is sure to get everyone's attention; it's how well you can incorporate a piece into a room. Find the right statement light fixture for eve
A: A pendant light is a single light fixture suspended from the ceiling by a cord, chain or metal rod. Pendant lights often hang in multiples as a series or as a single fixture. They're ideal for general, task or decorative lighting.
Q: How many pendant lights does one need over an island?
A: Depending on the size of your island, it's always a nice fallback to follow the "Rule of Three." That's a well-respected design principle that asserts balance is created by repeating an element three times.
A: In general, pendants should be hung 28 to 34 inches above the countertop or 72 inches above the floor. This provides head clearance for those walking under the lighting fixture. It also allows the light to spread more equally around the space.